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Daily Digest: OffTheBus Causes Traditional Media Sleepless Nights

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, July 24 2008

The Huffington Post's OffTheBus project hits a milestone; Color of Change, MoveOn and hip hop superstar Nas join forces to push back against Fox News' coverage of race; we have a look at who is a self-proclaimed ... Read More

Daily Digest: Novak Discovers They Let *Anyone* Read the Internets

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, July 23 2008

The Prince of Darkness explains away his propagation of the story that John McCain was picking a running mate this week by saying that all he did was post the story on the Internet; barackobama@gmail.com is not the ... Read More

Daily Digest: Netrooters Pick Priorities for Selves, POTUS

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 22 2008

A straw poll of attendees at last week's Netroots Nation conference finds that respondents have different priorities for themselves and their president; Ed Cone interviews the Next Right's Jon Henke will DC's ... Read More

Daily Digest: The Evolutionary Tracks of the Left and Right

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, July 21 2008

In today's Daily Digest, we rather exhaustively recap Netroots Nation and RightOnline, the blogger conferences held this past week and weekend in Austin, Texas. Read More

Daily Digest: The Bloggers at Night Are Big and Bright...

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, July 18 2008

Both the online left and the online right gather in Austin, though the size and profile of Netroots Nation demonstrates the distance that conservatives still have to travel on the Internet; a congressman takes up a new ... Read More

Daily Digest: "Who's Web Savvy Now?"

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, July 16 2008

Team McCain pwns the Obama campaign by tracking screen captures that show changes to the Democratic candidate's website subsection on Iraq; with an innovative and occassionally funny digital townhall, Rep. John Culberson ... Read More

Daily Digest: "Loud Anomaly" or Dem Base?

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 15 2008

Do the netroots -- a term now embraced by Merriam-Webster -- represent the Democratic party base or a small but vocal minority?; the DNC announces plans for a new online platform-crafting site much like the RNC's ... Read More

Daily Digest: And It Is Us...

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, July 14 2008

Organizers of the Get FISA Right movement turn to the wisdom of Clay Shirky to figure out where to go next; the RNC launches a new collaborative site that, they say, will inform the crafting of the GOP's 2008 party ... Read More

Daily Digest: Netroots Grapples with Obama's Ideology

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, July 11 2008

The morning after President Bush signed FISA into law, the online left considers how it fits in Obama's world; John McCain turns to YouTube to make know his distaste for comments by his economic advisor Phil Gramm, ... Read More

Daily Digest: Welcome to the Nimble Web

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, July 10 2008

Now that FISA has been put to rest, what happens to the group that quickly formed to protest Obama's stance on the bill?; the Twitter Dome Scandal (we coined that!) heats up, and we break it all down for you; a new map ... Read More